Health Dept. Recognizes Local Program

January 24, 2014

A local program is recognized for its efforts to improve the health of area residents. The Evan Oglesby Foundation of Stephens County was recently named as one of the 21 honorees of the “Celebrate Healthy North Georgia” initiative. The program is run by District 2 Public Health and recognizes those who have implemented programs...

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Food Processor Coming to Hart County, Bringing 120 Jobs

January 24, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia A new food processing plant is coming to Hart County and bringing more than a hundred jobs with it. The Hart County Industrial Building Authority announced recently that Lake Foods, a newly established food processor, is opening its first location in mid-February in Hart County. Hart County Industrial...

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Weather Related Announcement

January 24, 2014

Habersham County Schools are on a 2 HOUR DELAY TODAY FOR STUDENTS AND STAFF. Stephens County Schools are on a NORMAL SCHEDULE this morning.

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EPD Tells Wilbros To Shut Down

January 23, 2014

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division orders the Wilbros facility in Toccoa to shut down. Today, the EPD announced it will revoke the environmental permits for Wilbros and has ordered the facility on Rose Lane to close, pending any appeal by Wilbros. In its announcement, the EPD said Wilbros has been cited for numerous violations...

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Federal Judge Dismisses Wilbros Lawsuit Filed by Adams

January 23, 2014

The news from the EPD regarding Wilbros comes on the same day that a federal judge ruled against local residents suing Wilbros in U.S. District Court. This week, U.S. District Court Judge Richard Story dismissed a lawsuit filed against Wilbros in federal court by about 100 local residents represented by Toccoa attorney Alton Adams....

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Ayers Says County Retreat Went Well

January 23, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners start planning for the year ahead. The county commission and staff gathered for a retreat Friday to talk a number of different items. County Administrator Phyllis Ayers said it was a busy day as the commissioners talked about 17 different topics. Ayers said the retreat gives the commissioners an opportunity to...

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